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Case Studies in Non-directive Play Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The case studies in this book provide a detailed account of play therapy undertaken with children and an adolescent, all of whom experienced emotional problems and/or varying forms of abuse. Through the narrative form of the case studies, details of their therapeutic progress is given, which then informs discussion of wider issues.

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Practical Approaches to Dramatherapy

The Shield of Perseus

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Practical Approaches to Dramatherapy is derived from the authors' experiences of working with dramatherapy in a range of different situations. It focuses on the flexibility of the applications of dramatherapeutic principles.The book provides a comprehensive account of the history, theory and practice of drama and its therapeutic use.

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Art Therapy and Computer Technology

A Virtual Studio of Possibilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Cathy Malchiodi reviews the hardware and software most pertinent to art therapists and demonstrates how the Internet can be used to conduct research and establish links with other art therapists. She also discusses the ethical and legal issues of communicating online, particularly the confidentiality and copyright of data.

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Psychodrama with Trauma Survivors

Acting Out Your Pain

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The contributors provide evidence of how psychodrama can be used to create paths of change for even the most severe traumatization and they also discuss the possible transmission of trauma patterns across generations. The book documents the impact of trauma and explores the development of treatment, providing models of experiential treatment.

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Music Therapy in Dementia Care

Edited by David Aldridge
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Drawing on the diverse research and considerable personal experience of contributors from around the world, Music Therapy in Dementia Care takes a comprehensive look at music therapy as a means of improving memory, health and identity in those suffering from dementia - particularly the Alzheimer's type.

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The Changing Shape of Art Therapy

New Developments in Theory and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Including contributions from some of the leading art therapists in Britain, this book addresses the key issues in the theory and practice of art therapy. The fundamental significance of the art in art therapy practice permeates the book, close attention being paid by several writers to the art-making process and aesthetic responses.

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Dancing on Blood

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Arthur Robbins, a pioneer in art therapy, demonstrates how aesthetic communication transforms psychodynamic treatment. In brief focused art therapy, the patient lives out her life theme: follow your spirit by living on the edge. In this moving dialogue, principles of art therapy are elaborated and brought to life.

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Healing Arts

The History of Art Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

As well as providing an authoritative history of art therapy, it covers such diverse topics as the philosophy of art therapy, the way attitudes to insanity have changed, the role of art therapy in the context of post-war rehabilitation and the treatment of tuberculosis patients, Surrealism, and Britain's first therapeutic community.

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Art as Therapy

Collected Papers

By Edith Kramer; Foreword by Lani Gerity
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This collection of papers reflects Edith Kramer's lifetime of work in this field, showing how her thoughts and practice have developed over the years. She considers a wide spectrum of issues, covering art, art therapy, society, ethology and clinical practice and placing art therapy in its social and historical context.

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Spirituality and Art Therapy

Living the Connection

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book is an exciting exploration of the different ways in which the spiritual forms an essential, life-enhancing component of a well-rounded therapeutic approach. The contributors explain how their own spiritual and creative influences interact, finding expression in the use of art as a healing agent with specific populations.

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Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Beyond Words

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Art Therapy with Children on the Autistic Spectrum presents a new model of practice, which primarily focuses on communication difficulties. The authors describe how negative behaviours and subsequent tension may be alleviated when the autistic child is involved in interactive art making with the therapist.

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Social Cognition Through Drama And Literature for People with Learning Disabilities

Macbeth in Mind

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A practical literature resource for teachers and therapists, this book uses the context of Shakespeare's Macbeth to develop the skills of social cognition. The resource includes practical activities, a framework for linking skills of social cognition to the drama activities, and case studies of the work in practice.

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Pediatric Dramatherapy

They Couldn't Run, So They Learned to Fly

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Based on a study conducted with chronically ill children, Pediatric Dramatherapy shows how children who are unable to verbalize their feelings or inner conflicts can do so through dramatherapy. The major sources of stress for chronically ill children are examined as they relate to situations within selected stories.

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Studio Art Therapy

Cultivating the Artist Identity in the Art Therapist

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book presents a model of art therapy where the processes of art constitute the core of the model. It addresses how an arts-based approach can inform the therapist in all aspects of practice, from the conception of the work and the attempt to understand client needs to interacting with clients and communicating with others about art therapy.

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Music Therapy, Sensory Integration and the Autistic Child

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Written in a way that is both informative for the professional and accessible for parents, this book furthers the already strong case for the use of music therapy as a resource to encourage behavioural changes for the better in children with autism spectrum conditions.

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Clayworks in Art Therapy

Plying the Sacred Circle

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the history, theory and techniques of claywork in eliciting therapeutic outcomes. Vignettes and case material explain and expand the text, which interweaves an appreciation of clay in art with many practical suggestions for its use in therapy. The author offers a new and holistic approach to claywork.

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Music, Music Therapy and Trauma

International Perspectives

Edited by Julie Sutton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Music communicates where words fail, and music therapy has been proven to connect with those who were thought to be unreachable, making it an ideal medium for working with those who have suffered psychological trauma. Music, Music Therapy and Trauma addresses the need for an exploration of current thinking on music and trauma.

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Analytical Music Therapy

Edited by Johannes Eschen
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book examines the origins and theory of AMT (including a contribution on the subject from Mary Priestley), before exploring its uses in various contexts. Chapters cover AMT in counselling and rehabilitation, with adults and children and with nonverbal clients. A concluding section discusses aspects of the training of music therapy students.

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Art Therapy and AD/HD

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In the first part of her book, the author explores ways of using art therapy and of setting up art therapy groups. The later chapters offer therapists more detailed guidance on therapy sessions with clients with AD/HD. Her advice and practical suggestions will be useful to anyone with an interest in AD/HD.

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Music Therapy and Group Work

Sound Company

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Group music therapy has been widely practised for many years, and features substantially in training, yet there has been no publication devoted to the discussion of this area of therapy. This book fills this gap by bringing together the experiences of group music therapy practitioners who work with diverse client groups in various settings.

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